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Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a 54-year-old Philadelphia man was sentenced today in Superior Court to 18 years in New Jersey state prison for attempting to sexually assault a woman who was walking along a Mount Laurel roadway in 2019. Donald Cramer Jr. must serve more than 15 years of the term before …

 MAPLE SHADE – Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Maple Shade Police Chief Christopher J. Fletcher announced that a township man has been charged with Attempted Murder (First Degree) after severely beating his elderly roommate at the care facility where they reside. David P. Lake, 51, is a resident of The Palace Rehabilitation and Care …

                                               Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Medford Township Police Chief Richard J. Meder announced that two drug dealers from Maple Shade have been charged with causing the death of a Medford Township man who fatally overdosed on methamphetamine they sold to him early last year. Joshua Lanigan, 39, of Woodbine Road, and …

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a 68-year-old Mount Holly man pled guilty in Superior Court to inappropriately touching an underage girl with whom he was acquainted as well as possessing multiple images and videos containing child photography. Paul Marris, 68, of Second Street, entered the guilty plea last month to Second-Degree Possession of …

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a 43-year-old Staten Island man has pleaded guilty to trying to arrange a sexual encounter with someone he met online and believed was a 14-year-old girl. Under an agreement with the Prosecutor’s Office, John Emilio, of Wooley Avenue, pled guilty to Attempted Endangering the Welfare of Children (Impairing …

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a 21-year-old Union City man has pleaded guilty to causing the death of a friend while driving impaired and crashing his vehicle in late 2019 on the New Jersey Turnpike in Mansfield Township. Under an agreement with the Prosecutor’s Office, Johnalex Grullon pled guilty to Vehicular Homicide (Second …

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a 65-year-old Maple Shade man has been sentenced to five years in New Jersey state prison for shooting a neighbor’s dog with an air rifle in 2019, causing the animal to be euthanized. The sentence, handed down yesterday by the Hon. Gerard H. Breland, J.S.C., was the result …

                                           PEMBERTON TOWNSHIP – Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Pemberton Township Police Chief David King announced that a township woman has been charged with striking and killing a 72-year-old Browns Mills man as he was crossing Lakehurst Road in late 2019, and her husband has been charged with helping her try to …

UPDATE (posted December 30): The victim of Monday night’s fatal crash on the Tacony-Palmyra Bridge has been identified as Gerardo Francisco Perez Martinez, age 35, from Camden, New Jersey. The investigation into the cause of the collision is ongoing. PALMYRA – Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Burlington County Bridge Commission Director of Public Safety Patrick …

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Evesham Township Police Chief Christopher Chew announced that an Atlantic City drug dealer was charged today with causing the death of a 37-year-old woman who fatally overdosed in Evesham Township last year on fentanyl-laced heroin he sold to her the day before she died. Kahlil Carpenter, 30, of the …